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Rod James

Rod James is a reporter with Secondaries Investor and also contributes to sister title PrivateEquityInternational.com. He is based in the London office. Prior to PEI, his roles included a stint as a freelancer covering fintech and transaction banking, CEEMEA capital markets reporter with EMEA Finance magazine, and editor of the Latin American political and economic risk team at IHS Global Insight.

Aberdeen and UK insurer team up on fund finance

The deal represents another step in Aberdeen Standard's strategy to be an end-to-end provider of fund finance.

LP of the future: the end of tail-ends

Built-in liquidity solutions or asset rollovers will take care of ageing funds.

LP of the future: the end of tail-ends

Built-in liquidity solutions or asset rollovers will take care of ageing funds.

Colony to acquire Abraaj fund units and LP stakes

The investment firm is to take control of four fund businesses and acquire Abraaj's interests in the underlying vehicles.

Ardian moves into Latin America

The firm will use the Santiago office to grow its regional investor base and access secondaries opportunities.

APG to build in-house secondaries team

The Dutch asset manager's new unit will be led by Abraham Tiamiyu, a portfolio manager and former associate at Pomona Capital.

Mubadala eyes more third-party capital

The investment arm of Abu Dhabi's second-largest SWF has teamed with SoftBank to raise $400m for venture capital.

Abraaj’s Naqvi: We have been humbled, exhausted and tested

As the firm appoints liquidators, founder Arif Naqvi says he is hopeful the fund management business will live on under new owners.

Epiris eyes final close – exclusive

The firm has raised £800m for its first fund since its 30-year tenure as manager of the Electra Private Equity portfolio came to an end.

Spotify listing may prompt European VC renaissance

The sector may be entering a new phase, while secondaries buyers are keeping a close eye on the market.

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